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David Eger

  • Birthplace: Fort Meade, MD
  • Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • Birth Date: March 17, 1952
  • height: 6-0
  • Turned Pro: 1978, 2001

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Champions Tour Victories

(2) 2003,MasterCard Classic. 2005,Boeing Greater Seattle Classic.

Other Victories

(14): 1988 U.S. Mid-Amateur. 1991 North and South Amateur. 1992 Crump Cup. 1995 Coleman Invitational. 1997 Crump Cup, Hugh Wilson. 1998 Hugh Wilson. 1997 Travis Memorial. 1999 Travis Memorial, Coleman Invitational, Azalea Amateur. 2000 Azalea Amateur, Travis Memorial, North and South Amateur. 2001 Travis Memorial.

2009 Champions Tour Money and Position

$182,762 (33)

2009 Champions Tour Best Finishes

T4-- Toshiba Classic.

Champions Tour Best Round

67 at Round 2, Toshiba Classic. 67 at Round 1, The Cap Cana Championship.

Champions Tour Highlights

Carded rounds of 67-68 on the weekend to finish T4 at the Toshiba Classic. Performance at Newport Beach was his best on the Champions Tour since the 2007 season.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

T5-- American Optical Classic.

Career Highlights

2008: Managed to record six top-10 finishes during the season, with best effort coming in his last appearance of the season, a T5 at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Was just three strokes back of Andy Bean at the halfway point but played his final 36 holes in Sonoma in just 1-under...Had three top-10s, with three coming within a span of four appearances during the spring...Was T6 at The Ginn Championship at Hammock Beach, his second consecutive top-10 finish in the Palm Coast event...Was among the early leaders at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am before finishing seventh for the second straight year, thanks to a final-round 68...Late in the season, was T8 at the Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach after entering the final round just three strokes off the pace on the Monterey Peninsula...During the summer, played in the final grouping at the Commerce Bank Championship on Sunday and eventually finished T9. Was the tournament leader early on the back nine Sunday, but played his final seven holes on the Red Course at Eisenhower Park in 3-over to fall out of contention...Teamed with good friend Mark McNulty to finish T10 at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. Duo carded back-to-back rounds of 64 on the weekend in the 54-hole, better-ball, team event in Savannah. 2007: Returned to the top 30 on the money list and posted a career-best earnings total of $889,560 on the strength of nine top-10 finishes...Not fully-exempt when the year started, but got off to a great start for the second straight year, with six top-10s in his first nine events, including three straight on two occasions...Best outing came in August when he nearly won for the second time in three years at the Boeing Classic near Seattle. Fired a closing-round, 6-under-par 66 to claim a spot in the record seven-man playoff but was eliminated on the first extra hole when three players (R.W. Eaks, Craig Stadler and Denis Watson) made birdies to move on. One hole later, Watson's eagle ended the affair...Parlayed strong play on the weekend at the AT&T Champions Classic in March to get into contention at the event where he eventually finished third. Carded rounds of 67-69 on the weekend and was among the leaders heading down the stretch before a bogey at No. 16 derailed his chances. The error eventually left him one stroke shy of a spot in the Tom Purtzer-Loren Roberts playoff...Shot a course-record 64 at The Ocean Club at Hammock Beach to jump 35 spots into a T8 at the Ginn Championship. 2006: Best performance came at the Toshiba Classic when he shot 68s in both the first and last rounds and T5 at Newport Beach. 2005: Won his second career title when he cruised to a three-stroke victory at the inaugural Boeing Greater Seattle Classic at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Matched his career low with an 8-under-par 64 in the second round to share the 36-hole lead with Craig Stadler and Morris Hatalsky. Started the final round with four birdies in the first eight holes and never looked back. Victory marked the second time in his career he had won at a new venue...Fired a 6-under 65 to vault from T16 into a T6 at the Senior British Open. Final round at Royal Aberdeen equaled the low score of the day...Posted a Champions Tour career low with a 6-under-par 64 in the first round of the Blue Angels Classic and eventually T9 near Pensacola. 2004: Made a late push to secure his position among the top-30 money-winners for the second consecutive year. Started the month of September in 35th position on the money list but earned almost half of his total money in the last seven tournaments when he finished among the top 10 four times...Was the first-round leader at The First Tee Open at Pebble Beach and eventually T5, one of two top-five efforts during this stretch in the fall...Was on the leaderboard for most of the last 36 holes at the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship and eventually T5 in Sonoma...Best effort of the campaign came in mid-June when he was T3 at the weather-shortened Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am. Was involved in a car accident on Sunday morning in Kansas City and suffered minor injuries that forced him to miss the Bank of America Championship in Boston two weeks later. 2003: Among the top 30 for the first time in his career, placing 23rd on the final money list with $851,217...Birdied three of the final four holes to edge Hale Irwin, Eamonn Darcy, Tom Jenkins and Bruce Lietzke by one stroke for the MasterCard Classic title at Bosque Real CC near Mexico City. Started the final round four strokes back, but closed with a 7-under-par 65 for his first professional victory. Win earned him $300,000, the largest check of his career...Also made a late run at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. Was T2 along with Dana Quigley, one stroke back of Bruce Lietzke. Made just one bogey during the week and played his last 39 holes of the Legends event without a blemish...Champions Tour Player of the Month for March. 2002: Made 13 appearances in his rookie season and finished 83rd on the money list with $154,510...Lone top-10 was a T9 at the SBC Senior Open...Earned fully-exempt status for 2003 after a T5 at the National Qualifying Tournament in the fall. Was tied for the first-round lead at World Woods GC with Des Smyth and then slipped back in the pack before rallying with rounds of 67-69 on the final two days of the event...Was T6 at the regional qualifier at Marsh Creek CC in St. Augustine, FL, to move into the finals. 2001: Conditionally exempt for the 2002 season after finishing 14th at the National Qualifying Tournament in Calimesa, CA. One of four players who T14 at 3-under-par 285 and secured the 14th position when he made par on the 10th extra hole in a playoff with Mark Pfeil.

Personal

Served two stints as a member of the PGA TOUR staff. The first was from 1982-92 when he was Director of Tournament Administration and the second was from 1995-96 when he was the TOUR's Vice President of Competition...Also served as Senior Director of Rules and Competition at the United States Golf Association from 1992-95...Says his biggest thrill in golf was playing on three Walker Cup teams...Favorite courses are Pine Valley and Cypress Point...Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods. Lists "Caddyshack" and "Get Shorty" as his favorite movies. His favorite TV show is "Seinfeld."...One of the golf instructors he has worked with is David Leadbetter...Enjoys spending leisure time playing golf with wife, Tricia.

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